Annexation Section

LETTER: Leader of White Center’s ‘No to Burien’ annexation effort on election

LETTER: Leader of White Center’s ‘No to Burien’ annexation effort on election

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] As a volunteer adult leader of an active... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL NOTICE: Boundary Review Board Special Meeting is TONIGHT at 7pm

LEGAL NOTICE: Boundary Review Board Special Meeting is TONIGHT at 7pm

The Washington State Boundary Review Board For King County SPECIAL MEETING 7:00 P.M. Thursday, August 13, 2015 Bethaday Community Learning Space of the Technology Access Foundation 605 SW 108th Street,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL NOTICE: Boundary Review Board Special Meeting will be Thurs., Aug. 13

LEGAL NOTICE: Boundary Review Board Special Meeting will be Thurs., Aug. 13

The Washington State Boundary Review Board For King County SPECIAL MEETING 7:00 P.M. Thursday, August 13, 2015 Bethaday Community Learning Space of the Technology Access Foundation 605 SW 108th Street,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL NOTICE: Notice of Public Hearing for Duwamish Area Annexation

LEGAL NOTICE: Notice of Public Hearing for Duwamish Area Annexation

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Washington State Boundary Review Board for King County Yesler Building, Room 240 400 Yesler Way Seattle WA 98104 (206) 477-0633  TTY: 711 CITY OF SEATTLE DUWAMISH AREA ANNEXATION... [Read more]

Burien City Council dumps any possible North Highline annexation

Burien City Council dumps any possible North Highline annexation

by Jack Mayne Probably the last possible avenue to any thought of Burien annexing White Center and North Boulevard Park was shut down by a one-vote margin at the Burien City Council meeting Monday night. The... [Read more]

Seattle Council OKs resolution on possible North Highline annexation

Seattle Council OKs resolution on possible North Highline annexation

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The Seattle City Council quickly and unanimously approved on Monday (Dec. 15) a so-called “placeholder” resolution that could result in a vote by residents... [Read more]

Seattle City Council considering annexation of White Center

Seattle City Council considering annexation of White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The Seattle City Council wants to ask the people of White Center and north Boulevard Park to vote on whether they want to be a part of Seattle. Annexation of... [Read more]

LETTER: New council should pull Burien out of the Potential Annexation Area

LETTER: New council should pull Burien out of the Potential Annexation Area

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] I have a dream that one day our elected... [Read more]

LETTER: And now, Dobkin/Giba respond back to Mark Ufkes’ Letter to the Editor

LETTER: And now, Dobkin/Giba respond back to Mark Ufkes’ Letter to the Editor

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] We are not impressed by the rambling accusations... [Read more]

LETTER: Mark Ufkes responds to Dobkin/Giba Letter to the Editor

LETTER: Mark Ufkes responds to Dobkin/Giba Letter to the Editor

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor: The letter from Barbara Dobkin... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘The people of Burien and North Highline deserve the truth…’

LETTER: ‘The people of Burien and North Highline deserve the truth…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Public Information Confirms: Mark Ufkes... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Public information request confirms Burien still in annexation game’

LETTER: ‘Public information request confirms Burien still in annexation game’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear B-Town Blog: A public information... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘As a Burien resident, I encourage the annexation of the rest of North Highline’

LETTER: ‘As a Burien resident, I encourage the annexation of the rest of North Highline’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] After having just read a number of the... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Burien…started to decline when Council became obsessed with annexation’

LETTER: ‘Burien…started to decline when Council became obsessed with annexation’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] I believe Burien’s quality of life... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Annexation is not dead’

LETTER: ‘Annexation is not dead’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, Annexation is not dead. Even... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Why are citizens still paying newsletter printing and mailing costs?’

LETTER: ‘Why are citizens still paying newsletter printing and mailing costs?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Letter to the Editor; Why are Burien citizens... [Read more]

Seattle Still Wants North Highline, But Not Now

Seattle Still Wants North Highline, But Not Now

by Jack Mayne Seattle remains interested in annexing North Highline, but just not now. North Highline “Area Y” voters soundly rejected in November the proposal that the area join with Burien. Burien... [Read more]

King County Certifies Nov. 6 Election; Annexation Officially Rejected

King County Certifies Nov. 6 Election; Annexation Officially Rejected

King County Elections certified the final results of the Nov. 6, 2012 general election Tuesday (Nov. 27). One interesting anecdote is that there was a +129.5% increase in voter turnout for the 2012 Area... [Read more]

LETTER: Councilmember ‘Concerned that the Issue of Annexation is Not Settled’

LETTER: Councilmember ‘Concerned that the Issue of Annexation is Not Settled’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letter addressed to city attorney Craig Knutson was shared with us by Burien City Councilmember Jack Block Jr.:] Dear Mr. Knutson, Despite a 2-1 rejection by the citizens... [Read more]

VIDEO ADDED: Council Meeting Adjourned Early as Jack Block Jr. Gets Blocked

VIDEO ADDED: Council Meeting Adjourned Early as Jack Block Jr. Gets Blocked

UPDATE 11/20/12 9 p.m.: Video from Monday night’s controversial city council meeting has been added (thanks to Pat Lemoine), showing Jack Block Jr.’s motions, as well as responses from Gerald... [Read more]

LETTER: What is ‘Tally of Tax Money Spent Pursuing Annexation of Area Y?’

LETTER: What is ‘Tally of Tax Money Spent Pursuing Annexation of Area Y?’

Members of the Council: Annexation of Area Y was rejected by their residents. The City of Burien spent a considerable amount of money studying and promoting annexation, including hiring staff for this... [Read more]

King County Exec. Dow Constantine Releases Statement on Annexation Defeat

King County Exec. Dow Constantine Releases Statement on Annexation Defeat

King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement Thursday (Nov. 8) regarding the defeat of proposed annexations in North Highline/White Center and West Hill: “We acknowledge... [Read more]

ELECTION: White Center Annexation On Way to Being Soundly Defeated

ELECTION: White Center Annexation On Way to Being Soundly Defeated

UPDATE: It looks like Burien’s proposed annexation of White Center will be soundly defeated, as the second round of results released by King County Elections on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 7) show... [Read more]